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Practice Closures: 

Please note that in line with all NHS Scotland, the surgery phone lines will be closed on the following dates. 

Monday, 3 January 2022 (for New Year’s Day)
Tuesday, 4 January 2022 (for Sunday, 2 January)

Apologies for any inconvenience caused. 

COVID VACCINES FOR RIVERSIDE MEDICAL PRACTICE PATIENTS
Please contact the Practice to book your Covid vaccine if:
  • If you have not yet attended for your first vaccine
  • It is more that 6-8 weeks since your first vaccine (the second one can be given after 7 weeks and 1 day)
  • You are due your booster  - It can be given after 12 weeks
We look forward to hearing from you. 
SMEARS - Please don’t ignore your next smear invite.  If you missed your last smear test, contact us to find a time that suits you.  All women aged 25-64 across Scotland are invited to have a cervical screening test every three years from age 25-49 and every five years from age 50-64.

Nurse Practitioners

Lee McDonald (m)
Chris Carter (m)
Katie Etherington (f)
Kerrie Hallam (f)
Carrie Kaczynska (f)

Nurse Practitioners are advanced practice registered nurses who are educated and trained to diagnose and treat acute illness and chronic conditions

Nurses

Kathleen Russell (f)

RGN, BSc Adult Nursing

Jean Fraser (f)

RGN, BSC Adult Nursing

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.

Healthcare Assistants

Veronica Henry (f)
Christine Mackenzie (f)
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
 
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